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U2 at Croke Park Dublin: Everything you need to know about Saturday night's Joshua Tree concert

U2 perform Joshua Tree live on stage at Twickenham Stadium. Picture by DavidJensen/PA
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U2 bring their Joshua Tree 30th anniversary concert to Dublin this weekend. Here's what you need to know about Saturday night's show.

How do I get there?

The advice is to use public transport, your feet, a bicycle or park and ride car parks.

Iarnród Éireann will be running extra Darts, including late night services, as well as additional late night intercity services.

Visit www.irishrail.ie and www.luas.ie for more information.

Dublin Bus will also be catering for the crowds. Visit www.dublinbus.ie

 

What time do things kick off?

Gates open at 5pm and there's a no queuing prior to that rule in force. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds  are the support act and will be onstage at 7pm with U2 expected onstage at 8.30pm.

 

What will security stop me bringing in? 

The advice is to give yourself plenty of time to clear security due to increased safety measures at the venue. 

Backpacks and large handbags are not allowed and there are no cloakroom facilities. Bags must be no bigger than A4 size and all will be searched.

Flares, glass, cans, alcohol, umbrellas, selfie sticks and garden furniture are not permitted and neither are professional camera or cameras with a detachable lens, video cameras, audio recording devices, iPads or GoPros. 

 

What can I expect to hear?

Well, it's not called the Joshua Tree tour for nothing...

Here’s the setlist from their June 16 concert in Stadio Olimpico, Rome

Sunday Bloody Sunday
New Year’s Day
A Sort of Homecoming
Pride (In the Name of Love)
Where the Streets Have No Name
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
With or Without You
Bullet the Blue Sky
Running to Stand Still
Red Hill Mining Town
In God’s Country
Trip Through Your Wires
One Tree Hill
Exit
Mothers of the Disappeared
Encore
Miss Sarajevo
Beautiful Day
Elevation
Vertigo
Mysterious Ways
Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
One

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